Men’s Volleyball Drops Closely-Contested Match Against No. 13 George Mason

Campbell Schoenfeld Action Shot
Photo Courtesy of Gil Talbot

FAIRFAX, Va. – The Harvard men's volleyball team (7-3, 1-1 EIVA) dropped a five-set heartbreaker to No. 13 George Mason (6-4, 1-0 EIVA). After winning the first set, 25-22, the Crimson fell in the second and third sets by set scores of 32-30 and 25-23. Harvard mounted a comeback, taking the fourth set 25-21, but fell short in the fifth, 15-7.

Sophomore Campbell Schoenfeld posted a new career high in kills with 23 to the lead the team. Fellow sophomore Ryan Hong had the highest kill percentage on the night with a .667 clip, recording 10 kills on 15 attacks. Senior captain Matthew Ctvrtlik tallied 52 assists, a new career high as well.

At the service line, both junior Griffin Schmit and sophomore Eric Li had one ace.

Defensively, senior captain Chase Howard led the team in digs with 15, while Ctvrtlik had 10 digs of his own. Schoenfeld also recorded a career high in blocks with eight block assists, while Hong tied a career-high with seven.

Harvard Highlights

  • Schoenfeld totaled 54 attacks in the match, 14 more than his previous career high set during the 2019 season.
  • Four members of the Crimson recorded five or more blocks in the match.
  • Hong had zero receiving errors on the night.

Up Next
The Crimson will conclude its back-to-back series with George Mason tomorrow, Feb. 15 at 3 p.m. The match will be broadcast on ESPN+.